Schloemer Zone: Are the Playoffs Good or Bad?

By Robert Schloemer, NASCAR Fan Contributer – Follow on Twitter @SchloemerZ

*Editor’s note: The Schloemer Zone is a place for NASCAR fans to hear the ranting and raving of a true NASCAR fan — Robert Schloemer. Schloemer is not a trained journalist, and has no skin in the game financially, he is just a huge NASCAR fan and has agreed to bring his thoughts and opinions in a periodic column on The Final Lap.

Within the NASCAR fan base, there seems to be a huge split on opinion on the NASCAR playoffs. As you know, I am all about opinions. Let’s delve into the current NASCAR playoff system.

What is it? How does it work? And lastly, why do I ABSOLUTELY FREAKIN’ LOVE IT?

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TFLW NASCAR Podcast: #542 Kyle Larson / Johnny Sauter / Miami

SHOW #542 – Guests: Kyle Larson and Johnny Sauter – We recap the thrilling weekend from Phoenix, the Championship 4 is set, we reflect on the life of David Pearson, drivers Chastain and Earnhardt getting their shot, plus a full preview of the Championship 4 drivers and the Homestead-Miami Speedway weekend ahead. Hosted by ‘Culmination’ Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie.

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Earnhardt to Drive for Joe Gibbs Racing in Nine Xfinity Races in 2019

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Jeffrey Earnhardt has definitely paid his dues. He has toiled around in the back half the garage area in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Xfinity Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for nearly a decade. After struggling mightily to get his career launched in under funded equipment, Earnhardt has found his big break at Joe Gibbs Racing. Continue reading “Earnhardt to Drive for Joe Gibbs Racing in Nine Xfinity Races in 2019”

Is Kyle Larson Actually Cole Trickle From Days of Thunder?

By Toby Christie, Editor — Follow on Twitter @Toby_Christie

Kyle Larson is obviously a super-talented race car driver, perhaps one of the best raw talents we have ever seen come through the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series garage. But is it possible that he is actually a fictional character from a movie that was released in theaters before his actual birth date?

Confused? Let me explain. Continue reading “Is Kyle Larson Actually Cole Trickle From Days of Thunder?”

Schloemer Zone: The 2019 Xfinity Series, Where Big Names Will be Made

By Robert Schloemer, NASCAR Fan Contributer – Follow on Twitter @SchloemerZ

*Editor’s note: The Schloemer Zone is a place for NASCAR fans to hear the ranting and raving of a true NASCAR fan — Robert Schloemer. Schloemer is not a trained journalist, and has no skin in the game financially, he is just a huge NASCAR fan and has agreed to bring his thoughts and opinions in a periodic column on The Final Lap.

Hold onto your hat folks. The 2019 NASCAR Xfinity season is shaping up to be a real barn burner. With Friday’s news of Ross Chastain earning a full-time ride in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet Camaro, and yesterday’s announcement of Austin Cindric in the No. 22 Penske Ford Mustang, we are seeing some big names being put into some top-notch cars! Continue reading “Schloemer Zone: The 2019 Xfinity Series, Where Big Names Will be Made”